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No Continuance to Hire New Lawyer (access required)

A defendant who received court-appointed counsel was not entitled to a continuance in order to retain counsel when his first lawyer said she might not be available for a possible sentencing hearing due to new employment; defendant failed to make any proffer of changed financial circumstances or funds available to hire a lawyer, and the ...

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